Caring for the Self


It was a privileged to be asked to guest speak in Dr. Mahri Irvine’s Anthropology class at American University. The topic focused on, was vicarious trauma, art therapy, and self-care. Below is a great resource to examine the differences between ‘burnout’ ‘compassion fatigue’ and ‘vicarious trauma’ If you are in a helping profession, in journalism or… Read More

RVA Therapeutic Arts Meet-UP Group


This is a group for people interested in using the arts as a way for self-expression, community-building, and happiness. This group was started to bring together those in the Richmond area interested in increasing personal and community wellbeing through the creative arts. Members can enjoy expressive arts workshops and community arts projects. We look forward… Read More